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Linkers - contrast

 

The following ESL resources are available for Linkers - contrast:

 
 
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Contrast linkers - sentence assembly
Students arrange segments to make seven statements using different language for contrast - conjunctions, adverbs etc
 
 

 

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Linkers (mixed) sentence assembly
Cut up grid. Ss make nine senetences. Tests linkers for contrast
 
 

 

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Linkers - sentence linking
Ss join pairs of sentences using coordinating conjunctions or adverbs
 
 

 

 
 
 
Contrast linkers matching exercise
Join the sentences or clauses containing contrast linking words and phrases.
 
 

 

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Contrast linkers - although, though, despite and however external link icon
Three-choice, 13-question multiple choice quiz.
 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 
 
 

General English course books (adults)

Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover 

Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate

Vaughan Jones   Susan Kay   
 
Unit 6 Digital  Pages 60 - 51
(1) Exercise : ,matching two sentences or segments containing linkers. (2) Classifying linkers : addition, contrast, cause and effect (reason and result. (3) Adding linkers to short news paragraphs. (4) Essay writing: mobile phones, for and against.
 
 
New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book book cover 

New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book

Peter Moore   Sarah Cunningham   
 
Module 8 Fame and fortune  Page 92 
Example sentences on the pros and cons of being rich and famous. Long text with multiple-choice exercise
 
 
New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover 

New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate

Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
 
Unit 6 Eat  Page 61   Linkers in writing
 
 

General English adult course resource packs

Reward Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack  book cover 

Reward Pre-Intermediate Resource Pack

Sue Kay   
 
35 Meal-times  Page 35 
Questionnaire about eating habits. Students question their partners and then make statements contrasting eating habits
 
 

Grammar

Comparison with as...as...

Comparison with <i>as</i>...</i>as...</as>: picture
 
Detailed grammar reference notes on comparison with as....
Three pages, illustrated. Includes positive and negative forms, modifiers and common similes.
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Download Comparison with as...as - grammar notes (PDF)
 
 

ESL lesson plans

Reading and vocabulary: workplace discrimination

Reading and vocabulary: workplace discrimination: picture
 
Work clothing vocabulary.
News story in graded English about woman who was sent home for refusing to wear high-heeled shoes.
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Download Dress code (PDF)
 
 

ESL lesson plans

Reading and vocabulary: How Donald Trump got rich: a tale of three Trumps

Reading and vocabulary: How Donald Trump got rich: a tale of three Trumps: picture
 
Three articles in graded English with lead-in and comprehension tasks.
Jigsaw reading for groups of three.
Grammar follow-up on participle clauses (PDF advanced version)
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Download Intermediate (PDF)
 
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Download Advanced (PDF)